|Spherio: Elections in El Salvador - The Spherio Collective|
Spherio hosts Kendra, Froy, and Jasmine discuss the recent elections in El Salvador with Boston CISPES' Lisa Fuller. FMLN, a former guerrilla movement turned political party, has the most number of seats of any party in the Salvadoran legislature after the elections on January 18th. We also discuss electoral fraud and the prognosis for the upcoming presidential election in March. The FMLN candidate has a strong lead over his right-wing opponent in polls, but right-wing ruling party ARENA is expe...
Keywords: El Salvador; Elections; FMLN; CISPES; Fraud
|El Salvador Elections - The Spherio Collective|
Spherio hosts Froylan and Mary speak with Roberto, an MIT student from El Salvador. Roberto speaks about his own perspective about the recent elections and the politics of El Salvador. Froy, who is from Mexico, has his own interesting questions for Roberto and his own perspective about El Salvador and Mexico.
Keywords: El Salvador Elections; FMLN; CISPES; Spherio; the Western Hemisphere Project
|Rag Radio 05-04-2010 / El Salvador and the Fair Trade Movement - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
-El Salvador and the Fair Trade Movement. Guests: *Bob Cash -- State Director of the Texas Fair Trade Coalition that opposes the current NAFTA-model free trade system. A former factory worker, he has been a staffer for unions, political campaigns, and office holders. *Leah Wilson -- activist and organizer from Austin now living in El Salvador. She works with the Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES), a grassroots organizing supporting self-determination, and social and ...
Keywords: -Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Bob Cash; Leah Wilson; Fair Trade Movement; El Salvador; NAFTA; CISPES
|Martin Sanchez - Latin American Solidarity Panel - Kopimi - Pirate Television|
Conference on Venezuela, El Salvador, May 29th-June 1st, 2009 This is a panel discussion: "This panel is all about solidarity with Latin America." Featuring special guests: Martín Sánchez, Cónsul General of Venezuela, creator of Aporrea.org, and also Eva Golinger, author, “The Chavez code: cracking U.S. intervention in Venezuela” Sponsoring groups: Latin American Solidarity Group, CISPES, Venezuela: Building Economic and Social Justice Program at Evergreen State College, Washington State ...
Keywords: Latin American Solidarity Group; CISPES; Martin Sanchez; Eva Golinger; Kopimi; Venezuela; Hugo Chavez; Pirate Television
|The FBI Investigation of the Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador: Hearings Before the Select Committee on Intelligence of the United States Senate - U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence|
This is a copy of the “Hearings Before the Select Committee on Intelligence of the United States Senate, 100th Congress, on The FBI Investigation of the Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador.” The hearings were held on February 23, April 13, and September 14, 1988. The transcript, S. Hrg. 100-1051, was published in 1989. A copy may be found on the Committee’s web site: http://www.intelligence.senate.gov/pdfs100th/1001051.pdf A copy of the Committee’s report summarizing i...
Keywords: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES)
|CISPES and FBI Counterterrorism Investigations - U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights|
This is a copy of the transcript of hearings on "CISPES and FBI Counterterrorism Investigations" by the Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights of the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary. The hearings were held on June 13 and September 16, 1988. For copies of U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence investigation hearings and reports on the FBI's surveillance of CISPES, see: http://archive.org/details/FBI-CISPES-Senate-Hearings, http://archive.org/details/FBI-CISPES-Senate-Report
Keywords: Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES); Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); surveillance; Central America
|Spherio: CISPES Election Observers - The Spherio Collective|
Spherio hosts Jasmine, Froy, and Mary speak with Alana Epstein and Matthew Andrews, who were election observers at the recent elections in El Salvador. Alana and Matthew work with CISPES, the Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador. CISPES is a national solidarity organization that, since 1980, has led grassroots organizing efforts against U.S. economic and military intervention in El Salvador...
Keywords: CISPES; Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador; Alana Epstein; Matthew Andrews; El Salvador Elections; FMLN; Spherio; the Western Hemisphere Project
|CISPES Seattle Salvadoran Day Celebration 2009 - Pirate Television|
This video was recorded at the 2009 Seattle Salvadoran Day Celebration which was part of the CISPES biannual 13th National CISPES Convention. (See also: Seattle CISPES, Portland CISPES Committe, Wikipedia: CISPES) YouTube clip: Lolo Cutumay (Jesus Rivas) of the revolutionary Salvadoran musical group Cutumay Camones and Sonia Umanzor of FMLN-DC (Frente Farabundo Martí para la Liberación Nacional) sing the Anthem of the FMLN...
Keywords: anthem; Central America; CISPES; Cutumay Camones; El Salvador; FMLN; FSLN; hymn; LASO; Latin America; Lolo; Lolo Cutumay; Mauricio Funes; Revolución; Revolution; Salvadoran; solidarity; Sonia Umanzor; Pirate Television
|The FBI and CISPES: Report of the Select Committee on Intelligence, U.S. Senate - US. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence|
This is the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence's 1989 report on the Federal Bureau of Investigation's surveillance of the Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES) in 1981 and 1983-88. The report documents that FBI investigations of CISPES occupied 20,000 FBI staff hours. In addition to targeting CISPES in general, the two main FBI investigations produced "178 'spin-off' investigations," and "retrievable information being added to FBI files about approximately 2,3...
Keywords: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES); Select Committee on Intelligence U.S. Senate
|Rustbelt Radio November 19, 2007 - Pittsburgh Indymedia|
On this week's show... * as a legal challenge strikes down part of Pennsylvania's Hate Crime legislation, tens of thousands march in DC to urge the US Dept. of Justice to defend the civil rights of African-Americans * workers in Florida fight for their rights...by taking to the sea * National Lawyers Guild President Marjorie Cohn, speaks about Michael Mukasey, the War on Terror, Pakistani President Musharraf and the Impeachment of George Bush...
Keywords: Rustbelt Radio; hate crimes; Pennsylvania; Pittsburgh; milk; dairy; Florida; Miami; fisher island; SEIU; workers; Marjorie Cohn; NLG; National Lawyers' Guild; Bush; Pervez Musharraf; Michael Mukasey; El Salvador; CISPES; labor; unions; CAFTA
|FBI Investigates Domestic Activities to Identify Terrorists - General Accounting Office (GAO)|
This document is a U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) "report to the Chairman" of the Subcommittee on Civil And Constitutional Rights of the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary. According to the report's Introduction, "Because of the issues raised about the FBI's investigation of CISPES," the Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador, Subcommittee Chair Representative Don Edwards asked GAO to review the FBI's investigation of possible international terrorism activities to dete...
Keywords: General Accounting Office (GAO); Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); Domestic Intelligence; Surveillance; Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES); U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary; Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights; Terrorism; Government Accountability Office
|People United - July 22, 2011 - Allan Campbell|
Episode features a conversation broadcast live in the KOOP Studio about the work of the Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador as well as about political developments in the country itself with Matthew Gossage, who just returned from a CISPES delegation in El Salvador in 2011, and Alice Embree, who became involved with CISPES during the Salvadoran civil war and later served as a CISPES delegate and election observer in El Salvador in 2009...
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; community radio; Matthew Gossage; Matt Gossage; Alice Embree; Lisa Fuller; El Salvador; Committee in Solidarity with the People in El Salvador; CISPES; US foreign policy; peace movement; anti-imperialist movement; solidarity; Third World; Global South; colonialism; neocolonialism; neoliberalism; free trade; Central American Free Trade Agreement; CAFTA; North American Free Trade Agreement; NAFTA; fair trade; liberation movements; Farabundo Marti; Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front; FMLN; Christian Democrats; Salvadoran military; death squads; School of the Americas; Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperaton; WHINSEC; Nationalist Republican Alliance; ARENA; Roberto D'Aubisson; Oscar Romero; Salvadoran civil war; Salvadoran peace accords; Chapultepec Peace Accords; Cold War; Reagan Doctrine; Monroe Doctrine; US military aid; low-intensity conflict; Chile; Salvador Allende; Popular Unity; Venezuela; Hugo Chavez; Honduras; Manuel Zelaya; coup; Wilfredo Berrios; Nicaragua; Somoza; Sandinistas; Sandinista National Liberation Front; FSLN; Contra War; Contra Aid; Boland Amendment; Iran-Contra scandal; US embargo; Violetta Chamorro; election interference; democratic sovereignty; FMLN presidential victory; Mauricio Funes; Vietnam War; anti-war movement; domestic opposition; Gold Belt; transnational corporations; multinational corporations; Pacific Rim; British Columbia; Canada; Cayman Islands; Reno NV; proposed mining ban; immigration; immigrant rights; immigrant justice; political climate; history; current events; struggle